YMCA Camp Bernie serves outside day groups by contract through the summer. Our variety of program offerings are designed to fit the needs and goals of your group. Our staff will work together with you to plan and execute a memorable summer excursion.  
Times and schedules are flexible to fit the travel needs of your day group. Contact Camp Bernie at 908-832-5315 for more information on summer day group opportunities or to discuss availability of dates.


Activities we offer for day groups in the summer are limited, but include New Games, Pre-ASEs (Teambuilding Games), ASEs (Teambuilding Challenges), Low Ropes, Climbing Tower, Red Trail Hike/Forest Ecology, Point Mountain Hike, Stream Ecology, Sensory, Vertical Playpen, Wilderness Survival, Firebuilding, Sensory Awareness, and Apple Cidering.

*We can serve Summer Day Groups of up to 60 participants.  These are split into as many as 4 learning groups of around 15 participants.

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Sample Schedule

Time Activity
8:45-9:00a Arrival & Orientation
9:00-10:30a Activity 1
10:30-10:45a Bathroom/Water Break
10:45a-12:15p Activity 2
12:30-1:30p Own Lunch
1:30-3:00p Activity 3
3:00-3:15p Bathroom/Water Break
3:15-4:45p Activity 4
4:45 Departure

Kids need camp more than ever this summer!

Camp Bernie will be implementing new procedures into our camp program for summer 2020 to address COVID-19.  These are in accordance with State, CDC, and YMCA/ACA guidelines and are available on our Day Camp web page.


Overnight Camp has, unfortunately, been canceled for the summer of 2020.  Please see our Events page for info on our alternate programs this summer: Family Archery, Family Horseback Riding, Weekend Cabin Rentals, Community Swim Lessons, and Labor Day Family Camp!